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GOLD for Jamaica’s Women’s 4x200m at World Relays

GOLD for Jamaica's Women's 4x200m at World Relays

Jamaica has made history after winning the Women’s 4X200m World Relays gold medal for the first time, setting a new Championship record of 1:29.04 at the third staging IAAF/BTC World Relays on its opening day.

The winning team has also won US$50,000. The line-up: Jura LEVY to Shericka JACKSON to Sashalee FORBES to Elaine THOMPSON.

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Team Jamaica won ahead of Germany who finished in a time of 1:30.68, a new season’s best. The US came in third in a time of 1:30.87

JA’s Men’s 4X100m relay team fails at World Relays

More than 500 athletes from all over the world have converged on The Bahamas for the Relays at Nassau’s Thomas A Robinson Stadium. Here is Day 1 schedule:

IAAF World Relays Day 1 schedule
IAAF World Relays Day 1 schedule

35 teams competing for US$1.26 million in prize money, the Golden Baton trophy and qualification spots for men’s and women’s 4x100m and 4x400m at the IAAF World Championships London 2017. A US$50,000 bonus will be awarded to the team that breaks a world record.

Action from Nassau’s Thomas A Robinson Stadium will be available to watch across all the IAAF’s Continental Areas via a combination of coverage on the channels of several broadcasters and a geo-blocked live stream which will be available in more than 110 countries.